Saving Baby Elephants from a Lethal Virus (EEHV)
Paul D. Ling, Ph.D., a microbiologist at Baylor College of Medicine, is a leading global expert on Elephant Endotheliotropic Herpesvirus (EEHV), a disease that is killing baby Asian elephants. Join him as he discusses the virus, key discoveries, and a treatment protocol developed by his research team which keeps the elephants alive.
The Index Elephant
A mysterious, deadly illness is targeting baby Asian elephants. What causes this disease? Students follow clues as researchers try to unravel the mystery and save elephants’ lives.
The Science of Alcohol
BioEd’s The Science of Alcohol teaching unit tackles the tough subject of alcohol and alcoholism with candor backed by cutting-edge scientific research. Jam-packed with integrated, hands-on activities, the unit is guaranteed to make students think about alcohol in a totally different way. (9 activities)
Train Your Brain: The Neuroscience of Learned Behaviors
How do we learn new skills? Are there different types of memories? Students investigate behaviors that occur without conscious thought, as well as skills that can be acquired or improved. (11 activities)